Making drinking chocolate with a blender isn’t the usual quick and easy method I use, but on occasion it can be great for adding air and thickness to create a rich morning mug. Using a blender is the perfect way to use bars with large inclusions in them as it makes them a smaller amore drinkable hot chocolate.
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Morning Mug ~ Celebration Edition
Are you ready for an over the top morning mug? This is it! Shhh, my birthday is this week and I may have started celebrating early with this drinking chocolate. This is a special occasion drinking chocolate. Party because it needs some extras, but also because it is far more sugary and sweet than my usual go-toContinue reading “Morning Mug ~ Celebration Edition”
Chocolate Basics ~ Tasting Resources
Explore different resources for tasting chocolate that will help you find and identify flavours within artisan, fine, craft, and bean to bar chocolate.
Chocolate Basics ~ Shopping for Chocolates
We are going to talk a bit more about purchasing chocolate. There are so many ways to buy chocolate, so many forms it can take, so many treats, desserts, and things it can be in. Today we are going to focus on buying chocolates, truffles and or bonbons. Or a box of them! These areContinue reading “Chocolate Basics ~ Shopping for Chocolates”
Morning Mugs ~ Adding a bit of ‘sunshine’
Hot chocolate is my favourite way to start the day, but I really like to mix up how I drink it. Some days I use a powdered mix while other days I turn on the stove and warm a pot of oat milk. It’s super cold here, so hot chocolate is a must and latelyContinue reading “Morning Mugs ~ Adding a bit of ‘sunshine’”
Chocolate Basics ~ Tasting Chocolate
Tasting chocolate, mindfully, with intention. Explore different ways to engage all your senses in a chocolate tasting that lets you really experience bean to bar chocolate.
Chocolate Basics ~ Shopping for Chocolate
Chocolate bar wrappers, or packaging, can tell us so much about the bar inside. Here are some examples of what to look for when shopping for craft chocolate, artisan chocolate and bean to bar chocolate.
DIY ~ Valentine’s Card
Valentine’s day is just over a week away, so it seems fitting to share a DIY Valentine gift so you can share chocolate love. Today I will walk you through how to make a Valentine from old chocolate bar wrappers, and how to melt and mold pieces of chocolate you may have lying around intoContinue reading “DIY ~ Valentine’s Card”
Chocolate Basics ~ Mass Production
What is in your chocolate? Does it taste like chocolate? Do you know where it came from? Things to know about mass production chocolate.
My Chocolate Story
Hi, I’m Cyndi. I am a chocoholic, living in Canada, hence the name for this blog and my business, Canadian Chocoholic. I am fond of the Dictionary.com definition of chocolate that says: chocoholic : a person who is excessively fond of chocolate. Chocolate touches all parts of my life, from my morning mug of drinking/sipping/hotContinue reading “My Chocolate Story”